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Craig Dickson12/09/09
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Performance Tuning Resources For Web Clients

Recently I have been doing some research on tweaking websites to make them faster (either in reality, or at least in appearance to the client). Specifically the research has been focused on the actual client tier interaction - requesting the page, downloading...

Simon Free12/09/09
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Merapi : A Bridge Between AIR and Java

If you have ever created an Adobe AIR application, there is a good chance you have run into problems with the Sandbox Security Model.  The Sandbox Security Model in AIR is in place to prevent developers from creating applications that can either mine...

Jared Richardson12/09/09
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Running Selenium on an Alternate Port; Starting the Server from Ant

I found myself needing to run Selenium tests from Java against a Selenium server running on a port other than the default 4444. Every example on the web showed me almost the right way to configure this from within JUnit... so now that I've got it working, I'm...

Mitch Pronschinske12/09/09
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DZone Daily Dose - 2009/12/9

The Mac and Linux versions of the Chrome browser were finally released yesterday after the Chrome team said it had fixed the last bugs on Friday.

Mitch Pronschinske12/08/09
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$10k for the Best Pulse Smartpen App

Livescribe just issued a global challenge to developers, inviting them to build apps for the Pulse smartpen with a chance to win $10,000.  Submissions will be judged by a panel of judges and a popular vote.  Livescribe has a full Java-based development...

Geertjan Wielenga12/08/09
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Interview: Reinier & Roel on Lombok

Project Lombok removes the need for you to code a lot of the standard boilerplate, such as "getters" and "setters", that have helped cause developers to leave Java, in favor of other languages. Using annotations provided by Lombok, your...

Peter Karussell12/08/09
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Griffon + Remote GORM + X: Inspirations for the Best RIA Stack

Today I explain a possibility of a pure Java-based client/server application (the client side should be a Rich Internet Application) with a database backend.

Vincent Partington12/08/09
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Small-scale Integration Testing With JUnit, Maven and VMWare: Part 1

For Deployit, XebiaLabs' automated deployment product for Java EE applications, we are always building and modifying integrations with middleware systems such as IBM WebSphere, Oracle WebLogic and the JBoss application server.

David Green12/08/09
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How To Be A Successful Developer

I was recently asked for advice from a young student on how to become a successful software developer. This is a complicated question. I put some thought into it, and realized that every individual will become successful in different ways. Here are some...

Mitch Pronschinske12/08/09
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DZone Daily Dose - 2009/12/8

Good news for website owners and publishers!  More features were added recently to the free Google Analytics software.  Users can now put annotations on data points to elaborate on spikes or drops in traffic.  Custom variables can now be seen across all...

Mitch Pronschinske12/07/09
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David Saff Talks About JUnit and the 4.8 Release

JUnit has been an important framework in the evolution of test-driven development (TDD).  The open source unit testing framework has been ported to numerous languages (e.g. PHP (PHPUnit), C# (NUnit), and JVM languages) and can now be found natively in many...

Lyndsey Clevesy12/07/09
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Q&A: Google App Engine for Java with Matthew McCullough

DZone recently caught up with Matthew McCullough, author of our 79th Refcard: Google App Engine for Java. Matthew is an Open Source Architect with the Denver, Colorado consulting firm Ambient Ideas, LLC which he co-founded in 1997.  He’s spent the last 13...

Mark Needham12/07/09
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Our Obsession With Efficiency – Dan North

Oredev have put some of the videos from the conference on Vimeo and one of my favourites is 'Our obsession with efficiency' by my colleague Dan North. The slides for the talk are available on SlideShare. In this talk Dan leads from the following statement...

Nicolas Frankel12/07/09
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Lombok Reduces Your Boilerplate Code

In this article, I show you the power of the product I stumbled upon this week: Project Lombok enables you to modify bytecode at compile code. First, I will detail what features Lombok brings you out-of-the-box. In the second part of this article, I will...

Olivier Gaudin12/07/09
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Eradicate Commented-out Code From Java Applications

There have been numerous debates around commented-out lines of code (line or block of code that was commented out at some point) and whether they should be left in the code or taken out. The outcome of those debates is almost systematically that they should...